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Contaminant Exposure and Effects-Terrestrial Vertebrates
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Table of Families

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Name of Family: arranged taxonomically

Description

AMPHIBIANS

 

Ambystomatidae

mole salamanders

Plethodontidae

brook salamanders

Bufonidae

toads

Hylidae

tree frogs

Ranidae

frogs

Pelobatidae

spadefoot toads

Microhylidae

narrow-mouth toads and sheep frogs

REPTILES

 

Crocodylidae

alligators

Chelydridae

snapping turtles

Kinosternidae

musk and mud turtles

Emydidae

pond, marsh, and box turtles

Testudinidae

tortoises

Cheloniidae

sea turtles

Trionychidae

softshell turtles

Phrynosomatiedae

fence lizards

Anguidae

glass lizards

Teiidae

whiptail and racerunner lizards

Scincidae

skinks

Colubridae

snakes

BIRDS

 

Gaviidae

loons

Podicipedidae

grebes

Diomedeidae

albatross

Procellariidae

fulmars and petrels

Hydrobatidae

storm-petrels

Phaethontidae

tropicbirds

Sulidae

gannets and boobies

Pelecanidae

pelicans

Phalacrocoracidae

cormorants

Anhingidae

anhingas

Fregatidae

frigatebirds

Ardeidae

herons and bitterns

Threskiornithidae

ibises and spoonbills

Ciconiidae

storks

Cathartidae

vultures

Anatidae

swans, geese, and ducks

Pandionidae

ospreys

Accipitridae

hawks, eagles, and kites

Falconidae

falcons

Cracidae

curassows and guans

Phasianidae

pheasants, quail, and partridges

Tetraonidae

grouse

Melegridinae

turkeys

Rallidae

coots, rails, and gallinules

Gruidae

cranes

Charadriidae

plovers

Haematopodidae

oystercatchers

Recurvirostridae

avocets and stilts

Scolopacidae

sandpipers and phalaropes

Laridae

gulls and terns

Rynchopidae

skimmers

Alcidae

auks, murres, and puffins

Columbidae

pigeons and doves

Cuculidae

cuckoos and allies

Tytonidae

barn owls

Strigidae

owls

Alcedinidae

kingfishers

Picidae

woodpeckers

Tyrannidae

tyrant flycatchers

Laniidae

shrikes

Vireonidae

vireos

Corvidae

crows, ravens, jays, and magpies

Hirundinidae

swallows

Paridae

chickadees and titmice

Sittidae

nuthatches

Troglodytidae

wrens

Turdidae

thrushes

Mimidae

mockingbirds and thrashers

Sturnidae

starlings

Motacillidae

pipets

Bombycillidae

waxwings

Parulidae

wood warblers

Thraupidae

tanagers

Emberizidae

Sparrows, juncos, and towhees

Cardinalidae

grosbeaks and cardinals

Icteridae

blackbirds, orioles, and allies

Fringillidae

finches and sparrows

Ploceidae

weaver finches

MAMMALS

 

Didelphidae

opossums

Soricidae

shrews

Talpidae

moles

Vespertilionidae

bats

Dasypodidae

armadillo

Leporidae

hares and rabbits

Sciuridae

squirrels

Castoridae

muskrats, marmots, and beavers

Heteromyidae

kangaroo rats

Muridae

mice, rats, and voles

Canidae

wolves, foxes, and coyotes

Ursidae

bears

Procyonidae

raccoons

Mustelidae

weasels, skunks, badgers, and otters

Herpestidae

mongooses

Felidae

cats

Otariidae

fur seals and sea lions

Odobenidae

walrus

Phocidae

true, earless, or hair seals

Cervidae

deer